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Kin of Place: Essays on New Zealand Writers

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by Stead, C. K.
The author addresses most of the leading New Zealand literary figures of the last decades of the last century including Allen Curnow, Lauris Edmond, Kendrick Smithyman, Frank Sargeson, Janet Frame (two essays), Ian Wedde, Maurice Gee, and the talented younger writer Elizabeth Knox. The book represents a collection of perceptive, readable, opinionated comment on a wide range of local writers and writing over...
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The Red Tram

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by Stead, C. K.
The Red Tram by C K Stead is another fine collection by one of New Zealand?s best writers. It includes some Auckland poems, some moving memories of childhood, poems about horses and cows, even one about his own legs. There are his usual satirical poems taking weapons from the writers of the past and skewering the politicians of the present. He continues to reflect on Allen Curnow, as well as on Janet Frame,...
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Dark Sparring

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by Marsh, Selina Tusitala
In emDark Sparring/em, Selina Tusitala Marsh combats family loss with all the techniques of poetry, ritual and Thai kickboxing at her disposal. The book and accompanying CD brim with fluid, humming list poems, literary shoutouts and personal elegies, as Marsh takes us through her mother's diagnosis with cancer and the long journey out the other side of her illness. Along the way, she shows us other parts of...
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